Robots will replace most low paying jobs within a generation

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    You don't necessarily save money.

    Are Prices Cheaper at Amazon, Walmart, Costco, or Jet.com?
     
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    Food vending machines have been around for over 50 years & nobody is lined up at them or gives a crap.
     
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    I remember the days when people said they would never pump their own gas.
     
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    I remember getting used to pumping my own gas, and then going across New Jersey in the late 90's, and was told to stay in my car, they would pump the gas for me and that it was against the law for me to pump my own. Something about state regs.

    Shocked the crap outta me. I had thought that by that time, there were no more full service stations in the USA anymore.
     
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    A robot is a capital expense. It's a tool, just like a screw driver or a hammer.
     
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    Under my plan you can't deduct the cost of a robot, you can hire people and deduct employee expenses.
     
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    Really, you compare a vending machine holding stale sandwiches in cellophane to a hot and fresh Big Mac just off the grill?
     
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    LOL - 10 years ago the fresh pizza making machine was supposed to take over the pizza world. Nobody has yet to see or try one & only shown in video on youtube. They only sell pizza for $1 less & thats because they are small & thin. Before that were fresh food automats which have all gone out of business. Vending machines started in the 1880's & still suck! McDonalds kiosk suck & increased their $1 menu to $3, so I eat elsewhere.
     
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    Doesn't work. A robot is a machine and I'd this a depreciating asset. You're basically penalizing businesses for cutting costs.
     
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    They would just raise the welfare limit, Jesus minimum wage will always be the bottom rung, no matter if you put national minimum wage at a $1,000 dollars an hour you will still be fucking poor.


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